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Lawrence County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 45,997 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 45,922 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,179
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,185
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,633
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,447 (it was 3,902 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 449 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (25.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.1%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Retail trade (13.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lawrence County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 22,777  (49.5%)
Females: 23,220  (50.5%)
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Lawrence County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,761 ($36,280 in 1999)
This county:

$47,761
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $476 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $609)
This county:

$476
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,184 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$110,184
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,535 - $179,014
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $964
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Institutionalized population: 604

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 135
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 49
  • Thefts: 117
  • Auto thefts: 14
Lawrence County, IN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $64,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, IN residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, IN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $919 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $690 (0.7%)

Lawrence County household income distribution in 2013 Lawrence County home values distribution in 2013 Lawrence County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
Lawrence County:

12.1%
Indiana:

14.1%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.9% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.5% for other race residents, 29.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 41.7 years old, American Indian residents: 15.5 years old, Asian residents: 34.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $565 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $675 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bedford, Mitchell, Oolitic, Avoca, Williams.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: District of Columbia, District of Columbia , Amador County, California , Clarke County, Virginia , Fauquier County, Virginia , Jackson County, Missouri , Wood County, West Virginia , Falls Church city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

3.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 979
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 741 (55.5% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1022010 or later
  • 2992000 to 2009
  • 871990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 691970 to 1979
  • 167Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.3%

Lawrence County marital status for males Lawrence County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,860
  • One, attached: 136
  • Two: 446
  • 3 or 4: 402
  • 5 to 9: 452
  • 10 to 19: 243
  • 20 to 49: 167
  • 50 or more: 183
  • Mobile homes: 2,191

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 8,527 (172 second mortgage, 1,014 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,830

Here:

61.5% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,91064
Mainline Protestant5,75826
Catholic1,8752
Other5124
Black Protestant1831
None25,896-
Lawrence County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lawrence County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lawrence County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 179 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,613
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $110.98
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,456
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,396
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.26%
Corn for grain: 13094 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1317 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 21822 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2009 to March 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1832: April 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 1832, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Peru (5%)
  • India (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (23%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • European (3%)

Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,758 (87.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,062 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 33 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 230 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 701 (4.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lawrence County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 517 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Lawrence County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 447 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,957.

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.40% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($28,515 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($10,264 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.00%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, IN  1.25% ($38,250 average AGI)
from Orange County, IN  0.44% ($28,403)
from Greene County, IN  0.22% ($34,128)
from Marion County, IN  0.14% ($37,400)
from Jackson County, IN  0.14% ($37,875)
from Martin County, IN  0.13% ($35,261)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.24% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($23,873 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($13,903 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.28%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, IN  1.18% ($36,952 average AGI)
to Orange County, IN  0.42% ($32,459)
to Marion County, IN  0.19% ($36,206)
to Greene County, IN  0.18% ($24,871)
to Jackson County, IN  0.14% ($35,917)
to Martin County, IN  0.12% ($26,857)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,329 (6,883 aged, 1,446 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 794 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lawrence County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (876)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (619)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (537)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (336)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (304)
  • Unspecified dementia (263)
  • Congestive heart failure (171)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (170)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (158)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (140)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,684
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 332
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,573

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,062
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,997
  • In family households: 38,509 (6,937 male householders, 5,987 female householders)
    10,130 spouses, 12,359 children (11,110 natural, 302 adopted, 941 stepchildren), 1,334 grandchildren, 132 brothers or sisters, 305 parents, 406 other relatives, 882 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,760 (2,787 male householders (2,229 living alone)), 2,801 female householders (2,518 living alone)), 1,156 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 690

Size of family households: 6,692 2-persons, 2,325 3-persons, 2,296 4-persons, 1,021 5-persons, 432 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,750 1-person, 694 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

6,373 married couples with children.
2,326 single-parent households (489 men, 1,837 women).

97.4% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $251,699,000 ($5,425 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,375,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,183,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,154,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,316,000
Federal grants: $47,672,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,605,000 ($5,823,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,770,000 ($2,113,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $576,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,151,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,619,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,915
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,638
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +68
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +196
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.43 millions of gallons per day (18% from ground, 82% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • 1182014 or later
  • 6052010 to 2013
  • 2,5272000 to 2009
  • 3,4141990 to 1999
  • 2,3921980 to 1989
  • 3,4211970 to 1979
  • 1,8791960 to 1969
  • 1,8091950 to 1959
  • 1,0481940 to 1949
  • 3,8631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • 141 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 2283 rooms
  • 1,4324 rooms
  • 3,6995 rooms
  • 3,6766 rooms
  • 2,3137 rooms
  • 1,3948 rooms
  • 1,4639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • 801 room
  • 1212 rooms
  • 6063 rooms
  • 1,7664 rooms
  • 8145 rooms
  • 3716 rooms
  • 2407 rooms
  • 1358 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 2961 bedroom
  • 3,3302 bedrooms
  • 8,1163 bedrooms
  • 1,9664 bedrooms
  • 5485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana
  • 78no bedroom
  • 8481 bedroom
  • 1,9752 bedrooms
  • 1,0483 bedrooms
  • 2294 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 358no vehicle
  • 3,4341 vehicle
  • 5,7462 vehicles
  • 3,4253 vehicles
  • 9484 vehicles
  • 4235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 408no vehicle
  • 2,1791 vehicle
  • 1,0582 vehicles
  • 4453 vehicles
  • 1734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.4% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Indiana.

Lawrence County:

90.4%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 36,878
  • Other state: 8,092
  • Northeast: 714
  • Midwest: 2,492
  • South: 3,623
  • West: 1,289
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 35.2%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 629
Here:

13.1%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 149
Here:

6.3%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 204
Here:

12.7%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lawrence County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,790,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,920,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,377,000
    Regular Highways: $935,000
    General - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,584,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,173,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,778,000
    Police Protection: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $1,289,000
    Corrections - Other: $699,000
    Health - Other: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,719,000
    Other - Libraries: $456,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $352,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,072,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,660,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $855,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $401,000
    Rents: $398,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $259,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,620,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,802,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,759,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,474,000
    Property: $7,582,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $335,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,729,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,790,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,920,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,377,000
    Regular Highways: $935,000
    General - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,584,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,173,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,778,000
    Police Protection: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $1,289,000
    Corrections - Other: $699,000
    Health - Other: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,719,000
    Other - Libraries: $456,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $352,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,072,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,660,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $855,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $401,000
    Rents: $398,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $259,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,620,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,802,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,759,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,474,000
    Property: $7,582,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $335,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,729,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,790,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,920,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,377,000
    Regular Highways: $935,000
    General - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,584,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,173,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,778,000
    Police Protection: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $1,289,000
    Corrections - Other: $699,000
    Health - Other: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,719,000
    Other - Libraries: $456,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $352,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,072,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,660,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $855,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $401,000
    Rents: $398,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $259,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,620,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,802,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,759,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,474,000
    Property: $7,582,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $335,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,729,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,790,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,920,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,377,000
    Regular Highways: $935,000
    General - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,584,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,173,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,778,000
    Police Protection: $1,548,000
    General - Other: $1,289,000
    Corrections - Other: $699,000
    Health - Other: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $379,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,719,000
    Other - Libraries: $456,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $352,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,072,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,660,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $855,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $401,000
    Rents: $398,000
    Interest Earnings: $85,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $259,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,620,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,802,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,759,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,474,000
    Property: $7,582,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $335,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,729,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 878
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 821
  • Number of recipients under 18: 126
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 631
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 121
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 314
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 367
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Lawrence County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary36078.2 years
William32874.8 years
James28170.7 years
John27276.1 years
Robert27171.0 years
Charles24772.6 years
George14575.1 years
Helen14379.2 years
Ruth14078.9 years
Dorothy12078.9 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16177.7 years
Brown11176.1 years
Baker11073.7 years
Johnson10673.2 years
Miller9579.3 years
Williams8777.1 years
Taylor8576.0 years
Hall7876.3 years
Allen7576.5 years
King7573.0 years
Businesses in Lawrence County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T3Kroger4
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's2Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Big O Tires1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike4
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves2Sears1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx4Subway4
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's2